Stars Rumors & News

  • Jets beat Stars to snap losing streak

    Winnipeg Sun "Baby steps. While it would be inaccurate to suggest the Winnipeg Jets are back to the level they want to be, a 4-2 victory over the Dallas Stars snapped a two-game losing skid and provided a temporary reprieve to what has been ailing them. The Jets had been far too loose defensively of late,..." February 25

  • Bettman: Salary Cap Won’t ‘Fall Off A Cliff’ Because Of Canadian Dollar

    NESN "The March 2 NHL trade deadline is fast approaching and a lot of general managers around the league will be wary of acquiring players with term on their contract beyond this season because of the uncertainty of next year’s salary cap. The salary cap ceiling for the 2014-15 campaign is $69..." February 25

  • Lehtonen `hopeful’ for Friday, Eaves might be ready, Seguin could skate

    Dallas Morning News "The Stars had a full practice in Frisco today, with only Ales Hemsky not skating. Hemsky has been battling a lower body issue that has dogged him at times during games. Stars coach Lindy Ruff said Hemsky will need maintenance days. The Stars practice again on Thursday and play Friday against..." February 25

  • Six-goal third period carries Wild to blowout, into top eight in West

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "Six weeks ago, the way this stumbling, bumbling season was heading, even the least cynical and most optimistic fan never could have imagined the Wild would be able to put itself back in the playoff picture. The Wild’s game was a wreck. Its goaltending was in shambles, its confidence was..." February 23

  • Stars’ Hemsky to return vs. Red Wings

    Pro Hockey Talk "Ales Hemsky will return to the Dallas Stars lineup tonight after missing three games with a lower body injury. Hemsky suffered the injury during the first period of the Stars’ 2-0 win over the Florida Panthers on Feb.13. The 31-year-old underwent a procedure on the lower body injury last..." February 21

  • Stars' Hemsky expected to play Saturday vs. Red Wings

    The Score "The Dallas Stars plan to have forward Ales Hemsky in the lineup when they face the Detroit Red Wings on Saturday night. Hemsky is expected to return after missing the last three games with a lower-body injury, according to Mark Stepneski of the Stars' official website." February 20

  • Dallas Stars Strike Early, Beat St Louis Blues On Their Home Ice

    Defending Big D "Can the Dallas Stars always play the St Louis Blues? These are always such fun games (if you're a Stars fan, anyway). The Stars scored three goals in the first period, an offensive explosion that many didn't expect with half of the normal top six out for the Stars due to injury. With Tyler..." February 18

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    NHL Player Safety @NHLPlayerSafety

    Florida's Dmitry Kulikov has been suspended for four games for clipping Dallas's Tyler Seguin. Video:

  • Tyler Seguin put on injured reserve

    ESPN Dallas "The Dallas Stars placed Tyler Seguin on injured reserve Saturday, less than 24 hours after the All-Star was injured on a hit that angered his coach and teammates. The Stars announced that Seguin has a lower-body injury, but coach Lindy Ruff told reporters on Saturday that the 23-year-old center..." February 15

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    NHL Player Safety @NHLPlayerSafety

    Florida's Dmitry Kulikov has been offered an in-person hearing for clipping Dallas's Tyler Seguin.

  • Stars Gain Two Points, Possibly Lose Tyler Seguin in 2-0 Win Over Florida

    Defending Big D "The Dallas Stars, according to the score-sheet, were winners on Friday night. 2-0 over the Florida Panthers. I was going to write about how the Stars are now winning, though they're finally getting out-played. About how they were losing when they were dominating teams. Something about the..." February 14

  • Stars coach: 'Dirty shot' led to Seguin loss

    ESPN Dallas "The Stars likely will be without forward Tyler Seguin after he was injured Friday night on what coach Lindy Ruff called a "dirty shot." Seguin, second in the NHL in points (59) and third in goals (29), was helped off the ice after being checked in the lower leg by defenseman Dmitry Kulikov in..." February 14

  • Stars F Antoine Roussel suspended 2 games for cross-check "Dallas Stars forward Antoine Roussel was ejected less than four minutes into their most recent game, a 5-3 win over the Boston Bruins on Tuesday night, for cross-checking defenseman Adam McQuaid in the throat. His punishment did not end there. The NHL announced on Thursday morning that..." February 12

  • Dallas Stars Earn Hard-Fought 5-3 Victory Over Boston Bruins

    Defending Big D "Jamie Benn scored twice and Kari Lehtonen turned away 41 saves as the Dallas Stars skated out of Boston with a well-deserved 5-3 triumph over the Bruins. It was one of the stranger Stars games of the season, with both teams combining for three shorthanded goals but none on the powerplay, Erik..." February 11

  • Sabres’ Enroth traded to Dallas Stars "Jhonas Enroth is a now member of the Dallas Stars. The Buffalo Sabres acquired goaltender Anders Lindback and a conditional 2016 third-round draft pick in exchange for their No. 1 goalie. Enroth’s contract, which carries a salary cap hit of $1.25 million, expires on July 1, at which point..." February 11

  • Jamie Benn has 'reached out' to Sedin twins on radio comments

    Yahoo! Sports "Tyler Seguin and Jamie Benn made a few insensitive comments about the Sedin twins on a Dallas-area radio show. And because of this Benn contacted the Sedins via statement released by the president of the Stars on the matter. That's a lot of layers of communication. The quotes in question..." February 11

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    NHL Player Safety @NHLPlayerSafety

    Dallas's Antoine Roussel will have a hearing Thursday morning for cross-checking Boston's Adam McQuaid.

  • The Stars’ poor goaltending is costing them valuable points

    Pro Hockey Talk "In the category of “good team, too bad about the goaltending,” the Dallas Stars have replaced the Minnesota Wild atop the list. Consider: — Based on team save percentage, only the Oilers have had it worse between the pipes this season. Edmonton’s at .889; Dallas is at .896. — Starter Kari..." February 10

  • Stars' Klingberg quietly joins Calder discussion "Dallas Stars coach Lindy Ruff had some high praise for rookie defenseman John Klingberg prior to the game Sunday against the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden. In addition to talking about how Klingberg is a big reason for the uptick in the Stars' power-play production, Ruff also had..." February 10

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    Joe McDonald @ESPNJoeyMac

    Seguin is a game-decision due to flu-like symptoms.

  • Ales Hemsky gives Stars first overtime win of season in 3-2 win over Rangers

    Defending Big D "The Dallas Stars won on the second half of a back-to-back and in overtime. That's not a typical game story for these guys this year. Less than 24 hours after facing off against the Buffalo Sabres, the Dallas Stars saw themselves on the other side of the faceoff circle from the New York..." February 09

  • Ruff on Lehtonen: ‘We need him to be better. There is no masquerading that point’

    Pro Hockey Talk "After Dallas Morning-News columnist Tim Cowlishaw took Kari Lehtonen to task over his inconsistent play, Stars’ head coach Lindy Ruff agreed his No.1 goaltender needs to be better moving forward. The 31-year-old is coming off a 5-3 loss to Tampa Bay on Thursday night, which saw him allow four..." February 07

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    Mark Stepneski @StarsInsideEdge

    Dallas Stars recall G Anders Lindback from conditioning assignment with Texas (AHL), reassign G Jussi Rynnas to Texas.

  • Avs Come Back on a Barrie-Late Goal, Avs 3 - Stars 2 (SO)

    Mile High Hockey "The Avs come back late to tie the game and win in a marathon shootout. First Period: It took Dallas just 8 seconds to get their first shot on net, but since it was a slapshot from center ice it wasn't really a problem for Semyon Varlamov #shotquality. All jokes aside, Dallas kept up the..." February 04

  • ESPN wins U.S. broadcast rights to World Cup of Hockey

    SB Nation "The World Wide Leader beat out NBC and FOX. Fans still upset about ESPN's perceived lack of hockey coverage over the last few years will be happy to learn the network has won the U.S. broadcast rights to the World Cup of Hockey. According to TSN's report on Tuesday, ESPN beat out both NBC..." February 04

  • Stars Power Play Cashes In, Gives Them 6-3 Win Over Senators

    Defending Big D "The first ten minutes sure were pretty tonight. The Dallas Stars, beneficiary of already having one game played out of the All-Star break, came out to another quick-paced start. Unlike against Montreal, the Stars were able to make that start count. They scored three goals in the span of..." January 30

  • Price, PK unit deliver against Stars

    Montreal Gazette "The skinny: The Canadiens’ penalty-killers stopped Dallas on a 5-on-3 advantage late in the third period and Carey Price made 40 saves as Montreal held on for a 3-2 win over Dallas Tuesday night at the Bell Centre. The win kept Montreal in the thick of the Atlantic Division race with 63 points,..." January 28

  • Why the NHL's most hated players are never going away "They tend to be some of the most hated players in the NHL, and when they inevitably do something reckless you probably want them out of the league. They are the guys that spend their time skating along the fine line between "playing with an edge," and playing dirty. On occasion, they will jump..." January 28

  • Sens hope Spezza greeted warmly

    Ottawa Sun "Jason Spezza is scheduled to make his homecoming Thursday night. The big question: What kind of reception will he get? The former Senators’ captain certainly hopes he has a better night than the one had Tuesday against the Montreal Canadiens when he was slammed into the boards by Alexei..." January 28

  • Dreger: Stars, Ducks, others interested in Leafs' Franson

    Nichols on Hockey "“In terms of the interest and activity leading toward a trade, yeah, I think it’s there. And we’re going to hear more about Cody Franson and the interest that teams have in him in the days and weeks ahead. I mean, that’s obvious because he’s a pending unrestricted free agent. He’s a big..." January 27

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    Sean Shapiro @seanshapiro

    ICYMI: Travis Morin to miss AHL All-Star Classic with lower-body injury #TXStars #AHLAllStar

  • Seguin blasts ‘party animal’ claims, says Bruins gave up on him

    Pro Hockey Talk "In another great column by an NHL player in “The Players’ Tribune,” Tyler Seguin bared his soul – and at times, his teeth – regarding the trade that sent him from the Boston Bruins to the Dallas Stars. While he explains that he let his play do the talking after the trade, Seguin took this..." January 25

  • Travis Morin inks two-year extension with Stars

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Dallas Stars announced that they signed Travis Morin to a two-year contract extension on Friday. As usual, they didn’t provide terms for the deal. The 31-year-old serves as a decent emergency injury option at the NHL level, even if he’s easily been most effective with the Texas Stars in the..." January 24

  • Crosby, Stamkos top picks in All-Star draft "The stars of the 2015 NHL All-Star Weekend in Columbus will conduct a fantasy draft Friday to create teams for a real game to be played Sunday. We here at decided to get into the spirit by conducting our own All-Star fantasy draft. Dan Rosen played the role of Jonathan Toews; Corey..." January 22

  • Tuukka Rask, Great Penalty Killing Propel Bruins To Comeback Win Over Stars

    NESN "Tuukka Rask has been the Boston Bruins’ best player since the calendar turned to 2015, and he gave another fantastic performance Tuesday night in a 3-1 road win against the Dallas Stars. Rask stopped 36 of 37 shots for a .973 save percentage to improve his January record to 5-1-2. The reigning..." January 21

  • Ray Whitney announces his retirement from NHL "The Wizard is hanging them up. Ray Whitney, 42, announced his retirement as an NHL player Wednesday, capping a terrific career which produced 1,064 points (385-679) in 1,330 regular-season games. Not bad for a guy who was once waived. He put up consistent production thanks to soft..." January 21

  • Stars owner Tom Gaglardi ready to see investment in youth pay dividends

    Dallas Morning News "Forty-six games into the season, and I’m still trying to figure out what kind of team the Stars have. Are they the team that waxed quality foes Washington and Chicago in a span of 26 hours last weekend? Or are they the team that has allowed more goals than it has scored this season and managed..." January 21

  • Revisiting Seguin deal reveals a lot of truths

    CSN New England "With the Boston Bruins getting ready for their first meeting of the season with the Dallas Stars and with Tyler Seguin leading the NHL with 28 goals, now would seem the perfect time to revisit the blockbuster, franchise-altering swap between two teams, and one golden hockey talent. First, let’s..." January 20

  • Stars Dominate Third Period, Earn 6-3 Victory Over Blackhawks

    Defending Big D "The most unfavorable part of the schedule for the Dallas Stars turned out to be quite a large series of back-to-back wins. Less than 24 hours after the start of their 5-4 win over the Washington Capitals, the Stars went into Chicago and put together a strong 6-3 team victory over the Chicago..." January 19

  • Stars recall Curtis McKenzie and Jyrki Jokipakka

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Dallas stars recalled forward Curtis McKenzie and defenseman Jyrki Jokipakka from the American Hockey League’s Texas Stars the club announced Saturday. In a corresponding move, forward Brett Ritchie was placed on injured reserve retroactive to Dec. 15. According to Mike Heika of the..." January 17

  • Ondrej Pavelec outshines Stars to steal two points for Winnipeg Jets in Big D

    Winnipeg Sun "On a night when his teammates were clearly not operating at their best, Ondrej Pavelec was there to bail them out. On countless occasions. The embattled Winnipeg Jets goalie came up with one of his best efforts of the season, making 46 saves – including a whopping 22 during the second period..." January 16

  • Lindy Ruff could be shuffling again and could be changing goalie

    Dallas Morning News "Lindy Ruff isn’t one to tip his hand, so you have to gather information, listen to him talk, and then make educated guesses at what the Stars might do. Here is some information from today’s practice in Frisco. Ruff split up Jamie Benn and Tyler Seguin and had Benn skating with Cody Eakin and..." January 15

  • Dallas Stars Halt Losing Skid, Beat Ottawa Senators 5-4

    Defending Big D "The Dallas Stars are back in the win column- And it wasn't easy. Or pretty. The Ottawa Senators jumped all over the Stars with three first-period goal this evening, chasing Kari Lehtonen from the Dallas net en-route to what surely looked like their fifth loss in a row, but the home team used a..." January 14

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    Mike Heika @MikeHeika

    Erik Cole is out with illness. He missed practice yesterday. Guess is Horcoff moves to second line and Moen steps in on fourth.

  • Blue Jackets 4, Stars 2: Jackets ride early lead to win

    Columbus Dispatch "The Blue Jackets continued their long climb toward the Eastern Conference playoff race Tuesday night, building an early lead and holding off the determined Dallas Stars in a 4-2 win at the American Airlines Center. Nick Foligno matched a career high with three assists and Mark Letestu iced the..." January 07

  • NHL to unveil player-tracking for All-Star Game "The NHL is preparing to take a glimpse into the future by using player-tracking technology at the upcoming all-star game. Officials from the league and NHL Players’ Association will be in Columbus for testing early next week, according to two sources, with the goal of employing the Sportvision..." January 06

  • Sharp tallies game-winner in overtime as Blackhawks defeat Stars

    CSN Chicago "A pattern began emerging from the time the puck dropped inside the United Center on Sunday night: Each time the Dallas Stars scored, the Blackhawks immediately followed. That at least turned out to be the case throughout regulation as the Blackhawks answered all four of the Stars' goals as they..." January 05

  • Stars claim Schlemko off waivers from Coyotes

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Dallas Stars have claimed defenseman David Schlemko off waivers from the Arizona Coyotes. “David will add veteran depth and a solid puck-mover to our blueline,” said Stars’ GM Jim Nill in a statement. “This gives us the flexibility to keep our young defensemen playing, whether here or in..." January 03

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    Mark Stepneski @StarsInsideEdge

    Shawn Horcoff (illness) doubtful tonight.

  • Defenseman Cameron Gaunce returned to AHL

    Dallas Morning News "Dallas Stars General Manager Jim Nill announced today that the club has reassigned defensemanCameron Gaunce to the Texas Stars, Dallas’ top development affiliate in the American Hockey League. Gaunce, 24, has posted three points (1-2=3) in 29 games played for Texas this season. Last season, he..." December 28